Compare WordPress Hosting

If you’re setting up a website from scratch, the first thing you need is hosting. Hosting is like space on the internet for your website to exist – and it’s vital that you choose a hosting company that will run WordPress well.

All of these hosts are compatible with the official WordPress hosting recommendations and all use the Linux OS running Apache web server.

WordPress-only Hosting

WP Engine WordPress Hosting

WP Engine is without a doubt the best WordPress hosting company out there. In fact, they are one of the few that will only host WordPress sites. The advantages to you will be blazing fast page loads, top level security and a support staff that understands WordPress.

Plans starting at just $29 /mo

Shared Hosting

A shared web hosting service is where your site shares the same server with other sites. Since many people share the overall cost of server maintenance it is very inexpensive and you get plenty of space, however you can expect slower page loads and no root access to the server.

bluehost DreamHost HostGator
1-Click WordPress Install ? Yes Yes Yes
Domains ? Unlimited Unlimited 1
Storage ? Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Bandwidth/Transfer ? Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
E-mail Accounts ? Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
24/7 Support ? E-mail, Chat or Phone E-mail E-mail, Chat or Phone
Money Back Guarantee ? Anytime 97 Day 45 Day
$6.95 /mo $8.95 /mo $3.96 /mo
Coupon Code $3.00 OFF
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20% OFF
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25% OFF
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VPS Hosting

A Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting account is the functional equivalent to a separate physical server. It is dedicated to your individual needs, has the privacy of a separate physical server, and can be configured to run however your church requires.

HostGator Media Temple VPS.net
Domains ? Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
CPU Speed ? 1.13 GHz Variable 2.4 GHz
RAM ? 768 MB 512 MB 1.5 GB
Storage ? 30 GB 30 GB 40 GB
Bandwidth/Transfer ? 500 GB 1 TB 1 TB
Control Panel ? Plesk (cPanel add $10) Plesk Unlimited
24/7 Support ? E-mail, Chat or Phone E-mail or Phone E-mail or Chat
$39.95 /mo $50.00 /mo $68.00 /mo
Coupon Code 25% OFF
CHURCHTHEMES
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